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Darwin Festival 8-25 August 2019 for 2 people

Experience the buzz and energy of the Top End during the Darwin Festival 8-25 August 2019. Celebrating 40 years this year the program showcases talent from all over the country and the world over 18 days. Enjoy outdoor concerts, theatre, dance music, comedy and cabaret, film and visual arts with your exclusive discount offer. You’ll also have time to explore this tropical city further with Big Bus Darwin taking you to some of the best spots all while based at the well located Rydges Darwin Central.


  • 3/5/7 night stay in Darwin at the Rydges Darwin Central in a Twin Queen Room
    • Daily buffet breakfast
    • Free WiFi
    • Upgraded room type (subject to availability upon check in)
  • Lunch or dinner at the historic Stokes Hill Wharf offering a relaxed and friendly atmosphere
  • Big Bus Darwin 24 hour Hop on Hop off Bus pass with detailed commentary 
  • Exclusive 10% discount offer when purchasing Darwin Festival tickets
3 nights from:

Valued up to:

Offer ends:
20 August 2019

On sale until 20 August 2019 or until sold out prior.



While staying at the Rydges Darwin Central Hotel, you’ll be based in the very heart of the vibrant and historic city and in perfect walking distance to great eateries, shopping locations and tourist hotspots. After a day out exploring you’ll come back and relax in contemporary rooms which feature all your essential amenities and comforts including modern furnishings, free WiFi as well as 24-hour reception and a buffet breakfast each morning.

Where to eat:

A historic Darwin food lover's-destination is the Stokes Hill Wharf. Here you can enjoy fresh fish and chips from a choice of eateries while taking in the panoramic ocean views and the famed Darwin sunsets.

What to do:

Darwin Festival – 8-25 August 2019

There’s no better time to visit the tropical Top End than during Darwin Festival each August, where a fabulous festival wonderland awaits you. Balmy nights under twinkling lights provide the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable dry season, the Top End’s tropical winter. In 2019 we celebrate 40 years – come celebrate with us! Darwin Festival combines outdoor festivities with a program rich with local, national and international talent. Cabaret, theatre, dance, visual arts, outdoor concerts and fun family events transform Darwin for 18 dazzling days and nights. The Festival celebrates the quintessential spirit and energy of Darwin, with its laidback, friendly lifestyle. Join in the fun of hot August nights!

For event information and to purchase tickets visit https://www.darwinfestival.org.au/ 

Included in this package is an exclusive 10% discount offer which can be applied to your Darwin Festival event booking/s.

Sightseeing in the NT’s capital city is easy with the Big Bus Darwin Hop on Hop off Bus which will allow you to customise your Darwin experience while also learning interesting facts via the entertaining audio commentary provided on the bus. The popular drop-off spots include the beautiful George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, Crocosaurus Cove, Stokes Hill Wharf and the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory.

Package terms

On sale until 20 August 2019 or until sold out prior. IMPORTANT: You will need to travel over 8-25 August 2019 to receive the exclusive ticket/s discount offer. Some inclusions may be closed over public holidays. Prices and inclusions are correct as of 24 May 2019 and may be subject to change due to availability, surcharges, fees or taxes without notice. Offer may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Prices are based on 2 adults. Please contact us on 1800 854 897 or deals@ntnow.com.au to enquire. Airfares and transfers are additional unless otherwise specified. For full terms and conditions and details on our refund policy, view our booking conditions. E&OE.